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Page Co., Iowa Towns History

Page Co., Iowa History of formation.

The following is a short History for the Townships, Towns, First occupants, Churchs, Schools, etc.
 Township  Town  Created  Abanded  Part of
Amity Twp.   1856    Formed from the larger Buchanan Twp.
  Amity 1856 1857  Section 7,8,18,17 Now College Springs
  College Springs 1858    Section 7,8,18,17 - Four Corners
Buchanan   1846    Formed from Territory.
  Shearer Cemetery 1848    Section 24 - SW 1/2, SW 1/4
  Braddyville 1848    Section 30 - SW 1/2, SW 1/4
  Centre, P.O. 1853 1881  Section 21,22,28,2 Four Corners
  Crooks, P.O. 1880 1890  Section - 31 E 1/4 & 32 W 1/4
  Morseman, P.O. 1880 1890  Section - 17, 18
  Nodaway Forks 1857 1861  Section - 7 NE 1/4, NW 1/4
Colfax   1860    Formed from Buchanan Twp.
  Blanchard 1860    Section 28 - SW 1/4, SW 1/4
  Willsburg, P.O. 1869 1975  Section - 19, SW 1/4, SW 1/4
Douglas   1858    Formed from larger Nodaway Twp.
  Bethesda 1860    Section 21,22,28,2 Four Corners
  Darwin, P.O 1880 1883  Section 29 SW 1/4, SE 1/4
  North Grove, P.O. 1875 1880  Section - 8 NE 1/4, SW 1/4
East River   1860    Formed from larger Nodaway Twp.
  Memory (Old) 1857    Section - 1 E 1/2
  Nodaway, P.O. 1851 1854  Section - 19 NE 1/4, NE 1/4
Fremont   1860    Formed from larger Nodaway Twp.
  Binns, P.O. 1875 1878  Section 3 - NE 1/4, NE 1/4
  Nyman, P.O. 1887    Section - 10, SW 1/4, NW 1/4
Grant   1870    Formed from larger Nodaway Twp.
  Bingham, P.O. 1860    Section 36 - SW 1/2, SW 1/4
  Shenandoah 1870    Section - 19, NE 1/4, NE 1/2
Harlan   1860    Formed from larger Buchanan Twp.
  Nodaway Mills 1870 1880  Section - 36 NE 1/4, SE 1/4
  Page Center 1881 1928  Section - 7, SE 1/4, SE 1/4
  Page City 1859 1892  Section - 7, Center Sec.
  Shambaugh 1878    Section - 36, SE 1/4
Lincoln   1860    Formed from larger Buchanan Twp.
  Coin 1879    Section 32 - S 1/2, SW 1/4
  Snow Hill 1872 1879  Section - 28,29 SW 1/4,SW 1/4+
Morton No Towns 1860    Formed from larger Buchanan Twp.
Nebraska   1858    Formed from larger Nodaway Twp.
  Hawleyville 1853    Section - 13
  The Mill 1849    Section - 13 (Non-Active)
Nodaway-E   1860    Formed from Nodaway
  North Mills, P.O. 1871 1873  Section - 6, SW 1/4, SW 1/4
Nodaway-W   1854    Formed from Territory
  Clarinda 1854    Section 30, 31
  Loy 1858 1884 Section - 31 Now Yorktown
  Yorktown 1882   Section 31, SW 1/4, NW 1/4
Pierce   1858    Formed from Nodaway
  Essex 1858   Section - 26
  Franklin Grove 1856 1877 Section -2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4
Tarkio Twp.   1858    Formed from Nodaway
  Norwich 1882   Section - 29, SW 1/4, SW 1/4
  Tarkio City 1859 1862  Section - 34, NE 1/4, SE 1/4
  Tarkio Village 1854 1882  Section - 27, SW 1/4, SW 1/4
Valley   1858    Formed from Nodaway
  Hepburn 1872    Section - 20 N 1/2, SE 1/4
  Mead, P.O. 1854 1858  Section - 21 NE 1/4, NW 1/4
Washington   1858    Formed from Buchanan
  Northboro 1881    Section - 23, W 1/2, NW 1/4
  Union Grove, P.O. 1866    Section - 28, NE 1/4, NW 1/4
  Walkerville 1874 1900  Section - 30, NW 1/4, NW 1/4

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Mrs. Vera B. (Duncan) WILSON, 1896-1988, age92yrs - Click on Thumbnail for larger Photo! These records are part of the "Genealogy Computer Package" *** PC-PROFILE *** Volume - II. DUNCAN & Related Families© Compiled and self Published in Oct. 14, 1993 by Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. with the assistance of my late mother Mrs. M. Lucille (WILSON) SARRETT. (1917-1987, age age 70yrs) & My Grandmother: Mrs. Vera B. (DUNCAN) WILSON (1896-1988, age 92yrs) The "Work-Books" were compiled by listing the various families, born, married, died, and a history of that family branch. In 1996 I started "Up-Loading" this material on the now called Friends of Page Co., site...prs
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Created: Dec. 01, 1996; Nov. 15, 2000;  Oct. 26, 2004;  Apr. 02, 2008;  Aug. 18, 2008;  Sep. 10, 2011;